The Turquoise Trail Association:http://www.turquoisetrail.org/ Start your backroads discoveries at the Gateway to the Turquoise Trail...Venture off Interstate-40 and onto the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway, and you'll see what we mean. The Scenic and Historic Area encompasses 15,000 square miles in the heart of central New Mexico, linking Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Enjoy a breathtaking view from atop Sandia Crest, then drive back into history through the mining towns of Golden, Madrid, and Cerrillos now coming alive with art, crafts, theater, music, museums, and restaurants.
Pottery Southwest:http://www.unm.edu/~psw Pottery Southwest provides a venue for professional and avocational archaeologists to publish scholarly articles relating to prehistoric and historic pottery of the Southwest. This highly respected journal also makes publishing more accessible for younger scholars and practicing archaeologists. Revitalized in 2004, Pottery Southwest is hosted by the Maxwell Museum on the World Wide Web.
Southwest Seminars:www.SouthwestSeminars.org Southwest Seminars is a Santa Fe, New Mexico educational non-profit organization 501(c)3 that specializes in developing programs in Southwest studies: including history, archaeology, art, literature, natural history, geology, ecology, biology, cultural affairs, and other Southwest studies which are sensitive to the multi-cultural heritage and community traditions of its people. Visit their website for current calendar and upcoming events and tours.
The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, one of four museums in the Museum of New Mexico system, is a premier repository of Native art and material culture and tells the stories of the people of the Southwest from pre-history through contemporary art. The museum serves a diverse, multicultural audience through changing exhibitions, public lectures, field trips, artist residencies, and other educational programs.
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology:www.maxwellmuseum.unm.edu For information and calendar of Maxwell events you may also call (505)277-1400